HMT Structural Rivet Drilling Process


Using the specialised HMT Rivet Removal drilling tools, the process for drilling through and replacing structural rivets can be straightforward and easy to implement.

Following our Rivet Drilling process will allow the contractor to remove, or significantly reduce, the need to use heavy/noisy machinery such as generators and air compressors required for operating Rivet Busters, all of which  can be bulky, noisy and expensive and difficult to deploy to remote job sites.

The HMT Rivet Removal process can be followed in a sequential step-by-step manner using a portable, electric or battery-operated hand drill, hammer and cold chisel / punch.

Over the following pages you will find a step-by-step walkthrough to guide you through the reccomended HMT process for drilling through rivets:

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